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98 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 60/105

(98/C 60/165) WRITTEN QUESTION E-2159/97


by Hiltrud Breyer (V) to the Commission
(25 June 1997)

Subject: Novel food regulation No 258/97 − Unintentional inclusion in tradcitional foods of substances for
which labelling is obligatory

1. What procedure is to be adopted towards products which, while not consisting of genetically modified
products, may (unintentionally) contain elements of such products?

2. Is there any provision, in these cases, for monitoring and, where appropriate, labelling (e.g. honey and
honey products with pollen from transgenic plants)?

3. Are products containing pollen to be tested to ensure that consumption poses no health risk?

(98/C 60/166) WRITTEN QUESTION E-2161/97


by Hiltrud Breyer (V) to the Commission
(25 June 1997)

Subject: Novel food regulation No 258/97 − ‘appropriate analysis’

1. What is undertstood by ‘appropriate analysis’ (novel food regulation No 258/97/EEC (1))?

2. How is monitoring to be carried out?

(1) OJ L 43, 14.2.1997, p. 1.

(98/C 60/167) WRITTEN QUESTION E-2163/97


by Hiltrud Breyer (V) to the Commission
(25 June 1997)

Subject: Novel food regulation No 258/97 − Demonstrability

1. What demonstration systems are to be drawn up for the prescribed ‘appropriate analysis’?

2. What methods will probably be used?

(98/C 60/168) WRITTEN QUESTION E-2165/97


by Hiltrud Breyer (V) to the Commission
(25 June 1997)

Subject: Novel food regulation No 258/97 − Demonstrability methods

1. Who will be responsible for setting up demonstration methods?

2. By which authorities and/or private institutions will the controls be carried out?

3. By what date is this to be done?

(98/C 60/169) WRITTEN QUESTION E-2167/97


by Hiltrud Breyer (V) to the Commission
(25 June 1997)

Subject: Novel food regulation No 97/258

What method will be used to finance the setting up and maintenance of the authorities responsible for monitoring
and assessment?